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Atkins, E.: Data Rot, in Frieze (Features), March 18 2016. (2016)
Barad, K.: Meeting the Universe Halfway: Quantum Physics and the Entanglement of Matter and Meaning. Duke University Press. (2007)
Benjamin, W.: The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction. Classic Books America (2009), (1935)
Berardi, F. “Bifo”: Heroes: Mass Murder and Suicide. Verso (2015)
Berardi, F. “Bifo”: After the Future. AK Press (2011)
Birnbaum, D.: Chronology. Lukas & Sternberg (2004)
Borgdorff, H.: The production of knowledge in artistic research - The Routledge Companionto Research in the Arts. Routledge (2011)
Bridle, J.: ‘Drones and Dread’ in Dread - The Dizziness of Freedom (ed. Juha van ’t Zelfde). Valiz (2013)
Broderick, D.: Transrealist Fiction: Writing in the slipstream of science. Greenwood Publishing Group (2000)
Burke, E.: A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful. Part I, Section VII:  Of the sublime, (1757)

Burnett, D. G.: ‘On The Monstrosity of Islands’ in Cabinet issue 38 ‘Islands’. Cabinet Magazine (2010)

Carlson, R.: Trading Pit Hand Signals - A Photographic Reference. Self Published. (2013)

Christophers, B.: The Limits to Financialization. Dialogues in Human Geography, 5(2), 183–200., (2015)
Comaroff, J. and Ong, K.: Horror in Architecture. ORO Editions (2013)
Cox, C. and Whalen, M: ON EVIL: An interview with Alain Badiou. Cabinet 5, Winter 2001
Davidson, D.: Reply to Quine on Events, In Actions and Events: Perspectives on the Philosophy of Donald Davidson. eds. Lepore, E. and B. Mc Laughlin. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, pp. 172-176, (1985)
Deren, M.: Essential Deren: Collected Writings on Film. Documentext (2005)

Dick, P. K.: The Transmigration of Timothy Archer. Timescape Books (1982)

Felluga, Dino.: Modules on Kristeva: On the Abject. Introductory Guide to Critical Theory. Last Update: Jan. 31, 2011, Purdue U. 26/9-2022 <>. (2011)

Fisher, J.: ‘Relational Sense - Towards A Haptic Aesthetics’ in PARACHUTE #87, (1997)
Fisher, M.: Capitalist Realism: Is there no alternative? Zero Books (2009)
Fisher, M.: Ghosts of My Life, Writings on Depression: Hauntology and Lost Futures. Zero Books (2014)
Fisher, M.: The Weird and the Eerie. Zero Books (2017)
Gielen, P.: The Murmuring of the Artistic Multitude: Global Art, Memory and Post-Fordism. Antennae Series 3 by Valiz (2009)
Hammersley, B.: ‘The Abyss is a Tease’ in Dread - The Dizziness of Freedom (ed. Juha van ’t Zelfde). Valiz (2013)
Han, B-C.: Psycho-Politics: Neoliberalism and New Technologies of Power. Verso (2017)
Kristeva, J.: Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection. Trans. Leon S. Roudiez. New York: Columbia UP, (1982)
Ligotti, T.: Songs of a Dead Dreamer and Grimscribe. Penguin Classics (2016)
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Robinson, K. S.: Blue Mars. New York : Bantam Books (1996)

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Cited Horror Movies
Night of the Living Dead. Directed by George A. Romero, Image Ten, 1968
You’re Next. Directed by Adam Wingard, HanWay Films, 2011
In the Earth. Directed by Ben Wheatley, Neon, 2021
Candyman. Directed by Bernard Rose, Propaganda Films, 1992
Candyman. Directed by Nia DaCosta, Monkeypaw Productions, 2021
In the Mouth of Madness. Directed by John Carpenter, New Line Cinema, 1994
It Follows. Directed by David Robert Mitchell, Northern Lights Films, 2014
Battleship Potemkin. Directed by Sergei Eisenstein, Mosfilm, 1925
Wolfen. Directed by Michael Wadleigh, Orion Pictures, 1981
Predator. Directed by John McTiernan, 20th Century Fox, 1987
Pet Sematary. Directed by Mary Lambert, Paramount Pictures, 1989
Pet Sematary. Directed by Kevin Kölsch/Dennis Widmyer, Paramount Pictures, 2019
Twin Peaks Season 1-3. Created by David Lynch/Mark Frost, Propaganda Films, 1990-2017
The Purge. Directed by James DeMonaco, Blumhouse Productions, 2013
Get Out. Directed by Jordan Peele, Monkeypaw Productions, 2017
Us. Directed by Jordan Peele, Monkeypaw Productions, 2019
Evil Dead. Directed by Fede Álvarez, Ghost House Pictures, 2013
Raw [Grave]. Directed by Julia Ducournau, Wild Bunch, 2016
Hereditary. Directed by Ari Aster, A24, 2018
Don’t Look Now. Directed by Nicolas Roeg, Eldorado Films, 1973
M - Eine Stadt Sucht Einen Mörder. Directed by Fritz Lang, Nero-Film, 1931
Poltergeist. Directed by Tobe Hooper, Amblin Productions, 1982
The Orphanage [El Orfanato]. Directed by J. A. Bayona, Rodar y Rodar Cine y Televisión, 2007
Ring [Ringu]. Directed by Hideo Nakata, Ringu/Rasen Production Committee, 1998
The Ruins. Directed by Carter Smith, Red Hour Films, 2008
Antichrist. Directed by Lars von Trier, Zentropa Entertainments, 2009
The Babadook. Directed by Jennifer Kent, Screen Australia, 2014
Drag me to Hell. Directed by Sam Raimi, Universal Pictures, 2009
His House. Directed by Remi Weekes, Regency Enterprises, 2020
Midsommar. Directed by Ari Aster, A24, 2019
Let the Right One In [Låt Den Rätte Komma In]. Directed by Tomas Alfredson, EFTI, 2008
The Exorcist. Directed by William Friedkin, Hoya Productions, 1973
Nightwatch [Nattevagten]. Directed by Ole Bornedal, Thura Film, 1994
The Conjuring. Directed by James Wan, New Line Cinema, 2013
Jeepers Creepers. Directed by Victor Salva, American Zoetrope, 2001
The Walking Dead. Developed by Frank Darabont, AMC, 2010-2022

Cited Artworks:
Popular Unrest by Melanie Gilligan (2010)
Anhell69 by Theo Montoya (2022)
2061 Inmoral Lidos by Synsmaskinen (2017)
Prayer for Amerikkka pt. 1 & 2 by Jaimie Branch (2019)

HyperNormalisation by Adam Curtis (2016)

Further Reading

Arrighi, G.:The Long Twentieth Century: Money, Power and the Origins of our Times. Verso (1994)

Badiou, A.: Cinema. Polity Press (2013)
Baglej, S. J. et al. (ed.): Thinking Horror: A journal of Horror Philosophy - Vol.1. TKHR (2015)
Baglej, S. J. et al. (ed.): Thinking Horror: A journal of Horror Philosophy - Vol.2. TKHR (2015)
Baudrillard, J.: The Transparency of Evil: Essays on Extreme Phenomena. Verso (1993)
Batman, Z.: Liquid Fear. Polity Press (2006)
Berardi, F. “Bifo”.: The Soul at Work: From Alienation to Autonomy. Semiotext(e) (2009)
Berardi, F. “Bifo”.: Futurability: The Age of Impotence and the Horizon of Possibility. Verso (2017)
Berardi, F. “Bifo”.: Breathing: Chaos and Poetry, Semiotext(e) (2018)
Bergson, H.: Phantasms of the Living and Psychical Research. Presidential Address to the Society for Psychical Research, London, May 28, 1913.
Bivins, J. C.: Religion of Fear: The Politics of Horror in Conservative Evangelicalism. Oxford University Press (2008)
Bjerg, O.: Gode Penge: Et Kontant Svar på Gældskrisen. Informations Forlag (2013)
Boever, A. et al. (ed.): The Psychopathologies of Cognitive Capitalism: Part One. Archive Books (2013)
Bogue, R.: Deleuze on Cinema. Routledge (2003)
Borch, C.: Social Avalanche: Crowds, Cities and Financial Markets. Cambridge University Press (2020)
CCRU: Writings 1997-2003. Urbanomic (2017)
Chang, H.: Economics: The User’s Guide. Penguin Books (2014)
Chion, M.: The Voice in Cinema. Columbia University Press (1999)
Citton, Yves.: The Ecology of Attention. Polity Press (2017)
Clover, C. J.: Men, Women, and Chain Saws: Gender in the Modern Horror Film (Updated Edition). Princeton University Press (2015)
Cotter, L. et al. (ed.): Reclaiming Artistic Research. Hatje Cantz Verlag (2019)
Crary, J.: Scorched Earth: Beyond the Digital Age to a Post-Capitalist World. Verso (2022)
Crary, J.: 24/7: Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep. Verso (2013)
Crouch, C.: The Strange Non-death of Neoliberalism. Polity Press (2011)
Cuboniks, L.: Xenofeminism: A Politics for Alienation. (2015)
Derrida, J.: Spectres of Marx. Routledge (1994)
Deleuze, G.: Cinema 1: The Movement Image and Cinema 2: The Time Image. The Athlone Press (1989)
Durand, C.: Fictitious Capital: How Finance Is Appropriating Our Future. Verso (2017)
Ferguson, N.: The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World. Penguin Books (2008)
Flusser, V.: Post-History. Univocal (2013)
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Girard, R.: Violence and the Sacred. Continuum (2005)
Grant, B. K. et al. (ed.): The Dread of Difference: Gender and the Horror Film (2nd ed). University of Texas Press (2015)
Greenfield, A.: Radical Technologies: The Design of Everyday Life. Verso (2017)
Guattari, F.: The Three Ecologies. Continuum (2008)
Gusterson, H.: Drone: Remote Control Warfare. The MIT Press (2016)
Han, B-C.: Infocracy: Digitalization and the Crisis of Democracy. Polity Press (2022)
Han, B-C.: Non-things: Upheaval in the Lifeworld. Polity Press (2022)
Haven, M.: Revenge Capitalism: The Ghost of Empire, the Demons of Capital and the Settling of Unpayable Debts. Pluto Press (2020)
Hardt, M. & Negri, A.: Empire. Harvard University Press (2001)
Hardt, M. & Negri, A.: Commonwealth. Harvard University Press (2011)
Harman, G.: Weird Realism: Lovecraft and Philosophy. Zero Books (2012)
Harney, S. & Moten, F.: The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning & Black Study. Minor Compositions (2013)
Hatherley, O.: Militant Modernism. Zero Books (2008)
Hayles, N. K.: Unthought: The Power of the cognitive Nonconscious. The University of Chicago Press (2017)
Hirsch, A. et al. (ed.): Intangible Economics. Fillip Editions (2012)
Hoberman, J. & Rosenbaum, J.: Midnight Movies. Da Capo Press (1983)
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Jackson, R.: BioShock: Decision, Forced Choice and Propaganda. Zero Books (2014)
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Krippner. G. L.: Capitalising on Crisis: The Political Origins of the Rise of Finance. First Harvard University Press (2011)

Lapavitsas, C.: Profiting Without Procuction: How Finance Exploits Us All. Verso (2013)

Larsen, L. B.: Zombies of Immaterial Labor: The Modern Monster and the Death of Death. E-flux: Journal #15 – April 2010 (
Larson, R.: Capitalism vs. Freedom: The Toll Road to Serfdom. Zero Books (2018)
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Marazzi, C.: Capital and Language: From the New Economy to the War Economy. Semiotext(e (2008)
Marazzi, C.: Capital and Affects: The Politics of the Language Economy. Semiotext(e) (2011)
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Negarestani, R.: Cyclonopedia: Complicity with Anonymous Materials. (2008)
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Raunig, G.: Factories of Knowledge, Industries of Creativity. Semiotext(e) (2013)v
Rasmussen, M. B.: Late Capitalist Fascism. Polity Press (2022)
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Schuster, A.: The Trouble with Pleasure: Deleuze and Psychoanalysis. MIT Press (2016)
Shaviro, S.: Post Cinematic Affect. Zero Books (2010)
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Solnit, R.: River of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West. Penguin (2004)
Snick, N.: Platform Capitalism. Polity Press (2017)
Sutter, L.: Narcocapitalism. Polity Press (2018)
Thacker, E.: In the Dust of This Planet: Horror of Philosophy vol. 1. Zero Books (2011)
Thacker, E.: Starry Speculative Corpse: Horror of Philosophy vol. 2. Zero Books (2015)
Thacker, E.: Tentacles Longer Than Night: Horror of Philosophy vol. 3. Zero Books (2015)
Tiqqun.: Preliminary Materials for a Theory of the Young-Girl. Semiotext(e) (2012)
Trigg, D.: The Thing: A Phenomenology of Horror. Zero Books (2014)
Vidler, A.: The Architectural Uncanny: Essays in the Modern Unhomely. The MIT Press (1992)
Virilio, P.: Art and Fear. Continuum (2003)
Virilio, P.: War and Cinema: The Logistics of Perception. Verso (2009)
Virilio, P.: The Administration of Fear. Semiotext(e) (2012)
Wang, J.: Carceral Capitalism. Semiotext(e) (2017)
Wheatley, C.: Michael Haneke’s Cinema: The Ethic of the Image. Berghahn on Film (2009)
Wood, E. M.: The Origin of Capitalism: A Longer View. Verso (2017)
Zelfde, J. et al. (ed.): Dread: The Dizziness of Freedom. Antennae Series no. 9, Valiz (2013)
Zylinska, J.: Nonhuman Photography. The MIT Press (2017)

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